India had embraced the new tax regime of GST from July 1, 2017 and financial year 2018-2019 will be the second full year of tax collections. The Central GST Department, Nagpur Zone collected Rs 5,552.59 crore during the period from April 2018 to September 2018. In Nagpur Zone,Customs Duty which is not included in the GST structure, registered a revenue collection of Rs 753.37 crore for the half year during the period from April 2018 to September 2018.
Nagpur Zone includes Nagpur Customs Chapter Cell, Nashik Customs Chapter Celland Aurangabad Customs Chapter Cell. The major sectors that contributed towards revenue collection are coal, cement and automobile. This was disclosed by A K Pande, Chief Commissioner CGST, Nagpur Zone. Nagpur Zone covers total 24 districts in Maharashtra including 11 districts of Nagpur Division, eight districts of Aurangabad Division and five districts of Nashik Division.